Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law - Cotton Boll Weevil Quarantine [2 VAC 5 ‑ 440]
Cotton Boll Weevil
Action 746 / Stage 1510
Proposed Stage  
pdf Proposed Text   10/25/2001  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/25/2001    
pdf Related Agency Forms 10/25/2001    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 11/9/2001   (modified 11/13/2001)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 8/15/2002    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/5/2002   

Attorney General Review For some older stages, certification by the Attorney General was not done using the Town Hall
DPB Review
Submitted on 10/25/2001
Review Completed: 11/14/2001
Secretary Review Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Review Completed: 5/20/2002
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 8/5/2002
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/15/2002
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/9/2002    Volume: 18  Issue: 26
Public Hearings

03/13/2003 10:00 AM

03/13/2003 9:00 AM

Comment Period Ended 8/1/2003
Contact Information
Name / Title: David Gianino  / Program Manager, Office of Plant Industry Services
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-3515    FAX: (804)371-7793    TDD: (800)828-1120
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 746:
Cotton Boll Weevil
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (1057) Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/28/2001.
Proposed   (1510) Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/01/2003.
Final   (2515) Stage withdrawn on 10/22/2003 before DPB completed its review.
Final   (2585) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/25/2004.
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